Truman Franklin

Truman L Franklin served his country in World War II with the 5th Bombardment Group 15th Squadron.

Information on Truman Franklin is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on 2LT Franklin. These serviceman's records are not complete and should not be construed as a complete record. We are always looking for more documented material on this and other servicemen. If you can help add to Truman Franklin's military record please contact us.

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

12/13/1944

General Order (GO)* : 4991

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15AF

Current Rank: 1LT

02/24/1945

General Order (GO)* : 913

AM/3OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

03/27/1945

General Order (GO)* : 1811

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

* Documents are of the type/classification of "General Order" for most award documents. The listed documents are GO, General Order unless otherwise stated. For example. Special Orders.

The Issuing Authority is the Command and author of the document.


The information on this page about Truman Franklin has been obtained through a possible variety of sources incluging the serviceman themselves, family, copies of military records that are in possession of the Army Air Corps Library and Museum along with data obtained from other researchers and sources including AF Archives at Air Force Historical Research Agency and the U.S. National Archives.

This information is by no means complete, we are adding information based upon documentation in our possession.

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